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Games on 1987-05-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Boston Red Sox3BoxJim WinnRoger ClemensBob James
New York Yankees7California Angels2BoxRick RhodenMike Witt(none)
Cleveland Indians2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBill WegmanPhil NiekroDan Plesac
Detroit Tigers3Minnesota Twins2BoxJack MorrisFrank ViolaEric King
Baltimore Orioles10Oakland Athletics6BoxDave J. SchmidtMoose HaasKen Dixon
Toronto Blue Jays7Seattle Mariners5BoxMark EichhornScott BankheadTom Henke
Kansas City Royals8Texas Rangers1BoxCharlie LeibrandtMike Loynd(none)
Atlanta Braves9Chicago Cubs5BoxDavid PalmerScott SandersonJim Acker
Pittsburgh Pirates4Cincinnati Reds1BoxRick ReuschelRon RobinsonJohn Smiley
St. Louis Cardinals7Houston Astros5BoxTim ConroyNolan RyanTodd Worrell
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets6BoxTerry LeachMatt YoungRoger McDowell
San Francisco Giants2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxAtlee HammakerDon CarmanScott Garrelts
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres5BoxAndy HawkinsCurt BrownRich Gossage

Standings as of 1987-05-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees412615.634--2171595812-1314-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1216358.521
236Milwaukee Brewers372215.5952.0185184111-711-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1256956.552
347Toronto Blue Jays392316.5902.02021554712-1111-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1237350.593
4512Baltimore Orioles412120.5125.02202002015-96-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1214675.380
51018Detroit Tigers391920.4876.0188168208-1111-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1237944.642
61121Boston Red Sox401723.4258.5169179-106-1711-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1226161.500
71425Cleveland Indians411328.31713.0158228-705-168-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1214873.397
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals382315.605--169138318-915-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1246064.484
2610Seattle Mariners412120.5123.5197221-2410-711-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1215764.471
379California Angels412120.5123.5187207-2010-811-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1215467.446
4815Oakland Athletics402020.5004.0195181147-1013-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1226161.500
5916Minnesota Twins412021.4884.5190205-158-1112-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1216556.537
61222Texas Rangers381622.4217.0179210-315-1311-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1245965.476
71324Chicago White Sox371522.4057.5139160-219-96-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1256263.496
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals382414.632--2171764114-610-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1247153.573
235Chicago Cubs402416.6001.01831721116-58-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1215269.430
3613Pittsburgh Pirates381919.5005.018218025-914-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1246163.492
4817New York Mets391920.4875.5186191-56-1013-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1237350.593
5919Montreal Expos401921.4756.0185200-1510-119-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1227250.590
61123Philadelphia Phillies381622.4218.0163188-256-710-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1246460.516
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants412516.610--1981742416-99-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1216556.537
248Cincinnati Reds412318.5612.02211823913-1010-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1216160.504
3511Atlanta Braves412120.5124.02172071010-1011-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1204872.400
4714Houston Astros402020.5004.515915278-1212-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1225666.459
51020Los Angeles Dodgers411922.4636.0166173-78-1511-7L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1215467.446
61226San Diego Padres431132.25615.0166248-825-196-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1195465.454


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Sal ButeraC34.239Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Brad HavensP28.186Traded by Orioles with John Shelby to Dodgers for Tom Niedenfuer. 
Tom NiedenfuerP27.283Traded by Dodgers to Orioles for Brad Havens and John Shelby. 
John ShelbyOF29.088Traded by Orioles with Brad Havens to Dodgers for Tom Niedenfuer.